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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
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      Region Details
      • 3
      • 8
      • 17
      • 13
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 9, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      44
      Trails Mountain Bike
      47
      Trails E-Bike
      21
      Trails Hike
      46
      Trails Trail Running
      46
      Trails Snowshoe
      21
      Trails Nordic Ski
      15
      Total Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      1,390 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,000 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,151 ft
      Reports
      89
      Photos
      53
      Ridden Counter
      2,218

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Video: Jeremy Menduni's Summer of Shredding in Ottawa
      Oct 22, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      From urban tech to bike park hits, Jeremy Menduni shows off the best that Ottawa has to offer.
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Ottawa Mountain Bike

      trail: Bog's Hack
      62 |
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 2:53pm
      Oct 5, 2020
      240 |
      Jul 13, 2018 @ 8:05pm
      Jul 13, 2018
      211 |
      Jul 13, 2018 @ 8:05pm
      Jul 13, 2018
      222 |
      Jul 13, 2018 @ 8:05pm
      Jul 13, 2018
      trail: Bog's Hack
      182 |
      Jul 13, 2018 @ 7:55pm
      Jul 13, 2018
      trail: Bog's Hack
      125 |
      Jul 13, 2018 @ 7:55pm
      Jul 13, 2018
      trail: Bog's Hack
      115 |
      Jul 13, 2018 @ 7:55pm
      Jul 13, 2018
      trail: Bog's Hack
      142 |
      Jul 13, 2018 @ 7:55pm
      Jul 13, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Shirleys Bay Trail
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 5:48pm
      Nov 4, 2021
      VariableKoberA tree across the trail, 500 m north of...
      Watts Creek Pathway
      Jul 8, 2021 @ 4:19am
      Jul 8, 2021
      Drys-coop
      Rideau River/Canal West Pathway
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 6:41am
      Jun 27, 2021
      IdealEvilOtter
      Skunk Pelt
      May 20, 2021 @ 3:52pm
      May 20, 2021
      DryRobmarandaCompletely overgrown and not rideable.
      Vincent Massey Loop
      May 20, 2021 @ 3:51pm
      May 20, 2021
      DryRobmarandaBarely rideable. Overgrown, broken wood...
      Bog's Hack
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 4:30pm
      Apr 27, 2021
      DryMaggggotErosion, overgrown vegetation, fallen...
      The Gord Downie
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 9:36am
      Apr 25, 2021
      VariableGabsanna99 The dirt is great save for a few dry...
      Greenbelt 11
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 2:30pm
      Apr 23, 2021
      Idealhamilton84
      Bayview connector w
      Jan 21, 2021 @ 5:30pm
      Jan 21, 2021
      Snow Groomedgwilkin
      ITW
      Jan 21, 2021 @ 5:30pm
      Jan 21, 2021
      Snow Packedgwilkin

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2692782NofalsehopedifficultyvotetrailITW and 3 more
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 11:54am
      Nov 24, 2021
      user #1147508KoberaddreportShirleys Bay Trail
      Nov 4, 2021 @ 5:48pm
      Nov 4, 2021
      user #312729luke59likedirectoryOttawa Mountain Bike Association
      Sep 20, 2021 @ 8:47am
      Sep 20, 2021
      user #1668659Br1ngitonupdatetrailChevy to the levee
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 6:27am
      Aug 14, 2021
      user #2692782NofalsehopeaddtrailChevy to the levee
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 3:26pm
      Aug 13, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1414412JumpinJesusreportThe Gord DownieI took a look at the bottom at hogs back and...
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 6:02pm
      Apr 6, 2021
      user #1697828RcolbecktrailCorks to WattsPart of Ottawa West Winter Trail
      Feb 12, 2021 @ 7:33pm
      Feb 12, 2021
      user #1684691JakedenisontrailSkunk PeltUnridable, everything is overgrown and the...
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 9:49am
      Aug 19, 2020
      user #1414412JumpinJesustrailThe Gord DownieHe passed as we were connecting the final...
      Mar 12, 2018 @ 8:15am
      Mar 12, 2018
      user #1282501AdeptscknesstrailAirport Parkway Fatbike LoopDefinitely not plowed in the winter
      Feb 19, 2018 @ 11:35pm
      Feb 19, 2018

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4730 miles1,391 ft11 miles1,001 ft
      #3,684#635389415,434
      E-Bike2110 miles220 ft3 miles69 ft
      4865
      Hike4629 miles1,391 ft11 miles1,001 ft
      #2,908#6189247
      Trail Running4629 miles1,391 ft11 miles1,001 ft
      #2,905#6189287
      Snowshoe2114 miles384 ft4 miles128 ft
      #177#191326
      Nordic Ski158 miles194 ft2 miles59 ft
      #151#1612429
      • By sandodcmando & contributors
      • Admins: OMBA, Br1ngiton
      • #7708 - 22,701 views

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